Sunday, September 23, 2012
Kankan Bhattacharyya is one of the scientists of Modern non-linear Laser Spectroscopy. His main interest is in femtosecond dynamics in nano-confined systems which include biological assemblies. His most important discovery is the ultraslow nature of biological water.
Presently he is the Director & Chair Professor of Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS), Kolkata, the oldest centre for scientific research in the whole of Asia. He is a fellow of all of the national science academies of India and is a senior editor of The Journal of Physical Chemistry. He received many awards from all around the world, most importantly, the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award in Chemical Science from the (CSIR, India) in 1997 and the TWAS Prize in 2007.
He graduated from Presidency College Under Calcutta University and did his Masters from the same University. He has done his Doctoral Research under the Supervision of Professor Mihir Chowdhury, an eminent Scientist in the field of Molecular Spectroscopy & Photochemistry at IACS(1984).
Attending members of 6th Annual General Meeting of Hiland Park Club Limited of total no. of members being 927. no. of Meembers attended the discussions of the meeting =30, No. of members voted in the election held at the end of the meeting = 112.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Dibyendu Palit. receiving a gift from Mr. S. Dhar, a senior reader of the library.